Not only can you watch a butter sculptor at the Minnesota State Fair, the Wall Street Journal's Health Blog reports that you can give samples of your kid's DNA to the University of Minnesota's Gopher Kids project. The goal of the effort is to determine what genes are involved in the normal development of a child.

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Gene drives might run into biological resistance, the Economist reports.

Forensic experts exhumed painter Salvador Dalí's body to collect DNA for a paternity test, CBS News reports.

Yale Environment 360 writes that synthetic and conservation biologists aren't always on the same wavelength, but they are trying to reach an understanding.

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